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Massachusetts Federation of Business and Professional Women

Massachusetts Federation of Business and Professional Women Records, 1925-1992.

25 boxes (36.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 394

First called for in 1918 as a result of the need for a coordinated women’s effort during World War I, the National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs was not officially formed until just after the armistice was signed in 1919. The new organization did not die with the end of the war, however, as first expected. Instead the group determined that the need for a national business women’s organization was of equal or greater importance during a time of peace. Today Massachusetts state affiliates continue to improve the lives of working women through action on issues such as economic empowerment, women’s health, family and medical leave, and pay equity.

The records of the Massachusetts Federation of Business and Professional Women consist chiefly of correspondence and minutes of meetings, which together chronicle the various issues the state club has worked on for more than sixty years. In addition to materials that document the efforts of the state affiliate there are also records for local chapters in Massachusetts (Hampshire County and Upper Cape Cod centered in Falmouth) which include annual reports and newsletters. Publications issued by the parent organization, BPW/USA, connect the national agenda with topics of importance to the state and local chapters.

Subjects

  • Businesswomen--Massachusetts
  • Women--Massachusetts
  • Women--Societies and clubs--History

Contributors

  • Business and Professional Women/USA
  • Massachusetts Federation of Business and Professional Women

Massachusetts Review

Massachusetts Review Records, 1958-2006.

(82.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 555

The Massachusetts Review is an independent quarterly of literature, the arts, and public affairs. Co-founded by Jules Chametzky and Sidney Kaplan in 1959 to promote eclectic, nontraditional, and underrepresented literary and intellectual talent, the Review has been an important venue for African American, Native American, and feminist writers and poets, mixing new and established authors.

The records of the Massachusetts Review document the history and operations of the magazine from its founding to the present, including general correspondence and nearly complete editorial files for published works. The collection also includes a small number of audio recordings of MR2, a radio show hosted by Review editor David Lenson with interviews of writers, artists, and cultural critics.

Subjects

  • Criticism--20th century--Periodicals
  • Literature--20th century--Periodicals
  • Poetry--20th century--Periodicals

Contributors

  • Abramson, Doris E
  • Chametzky, Jules
  • Massachusetts Review

Massachusetts Review

David Lenson, editor of the Massachusetts Review, hosts MR2, an hour-long radio show on radio station WMUA (FM 91.1) featuring interviews with local writers, artists, and cultural critics.

Digital copies of the interviews can be purchased through the Massachusetts Review.

 

  • Sut Jhally, Professor of Communication at UMass Amherst and Director of the Media Education Foundation.
      Broadcast: Jan. 9, 2003 (File size: 13.6 Mb)
  • Bill Streeter, owner of Silver Maple Bindery in Northampton
      Broadcast: Jan. 2, 2003 (13.4 Mb)
  • Hans Teensma, principle of the design firm InPress, Northampton, Mass.
      Broadcast: Jan. 9, 2003 (13.0 Mb)
  • Dara Wier, poet and Professor in the MFA program at UMass Amherst
      Broadcast: Jan. 2, 2003 (12.6 Mb)
  • Matthew Zapruder, Poet and publisher
      Broadcast: March 6, 2003 (14.1 Mb)

Massachusetts State Building & Construction Trades Council

Massachusetts State Building and Construction Trades Council Collection, 1959-1972.

1 box (0.25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 327

An advocate for unionized construction workers in the state, the Massachusetts State Building and Construction Trades Council collection consists chiefly of conference proceedings.

Subjects

  • Construction workers--Labor unions--Massachusetts
  • Labor unions--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • Massachusetts State Building and Construction Trades Council

Massachusetts State College Glee Club

Massachusetts State College Glee Club, ca.1935.

1 sound recording (78 rpm)
Call no.: RG 185/1

The Massachusetts State College Glee Club recorded ten songs onto 78 r.p.m. disk in the mid-1930s. One of the few early recordings of the group, the recording includes the Massachusetts State College alma mater, fight songs, and other typical collegiate fare.

Subjects

  • Massachusetts State College--Students
  • Men’s choral societies--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • Massachusetts State College. Glee Club

Types of material

  • Sound recordings

Massachusetts State Employees Association. University of Massachusetts Chapter

MSEA University of Massachusetts Chapter Records, 1955-1978.

10 boxes (4.5 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 049

Group founded at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1943 to protest proposed changes in the Massachusetts state employees’ retirement system. By 1969, the group became the exclusive bargaining agent for the University’s administrative, clerical, and technical employees. Includes constitution and by-laws, Executive Board and general body minutes, correspondence, contracts, legislative materials, grievance records, hearing transcripts and decisions pertaining to job reallocations, subject files, newsletters, and press releases, that document the activities and administration of the University of Massachusetts chapter of the Massachusetts State Employees Association from 1955 to 1978.

Subjects

  • Collective labor agreements--Education, Higher--Massachusetts--Amherst
  • Labor unions--Massachusetts
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts. Trustees

UMass Amherst. Trustees, 1864-2007.

(84.25 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 2

When Massachusetts Governor John A. Andrew incorporated the Board of Trustees for the Massachusetts Agricultural College in 1863, the fourteen members of the board were charged with creating a new agricultural college. Since that time, the Board of Trustees (including student trustees) had governed the University, meeting regularly to act on University-wide matters of policy, mission, finance, and campus maintenance. Governance responsibilities in some areas (e.g., tuition, academic program review and approval) are shared with the statewide Board of Higher Education. The Board of Trustees maintains a Chair and six standing committees: Executive, Administration and Finance, Academic and Student Affairs, Athletics, Audit, and External Affairs. The President and the Five College Chancellors administer board policy.

The bulk of the Board of Trustees records consists of meeting minutes (1906-2007) and Trustee Documents (1963-2007), along with the papers of a small number of individual trustees and the records of the Trustees’ “Commission on the Future of the University of Massachusetts” (1988-1989), which resulted in the consolidation of the state’s five public university campuses under a single President and Board of Trustees. In partnership with the Board of Trustees, SCUA has digitized the complete minutes of the Board from chartering of the university in 1863 through 2004.

Contributors

  • Massachusetts Agricultural College. Trustees
  • Massachusetts State College. Trustees
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Trustees

Types of material

  • Minutes

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Valley Grower
see Extension Service, Cooperative–Valley Grower (1956) RG-15/8
Valley Health Plan (HMO)
RG-30/15/13
Valley Review (1967-1968) (Student Publication)
RG-45/00/V3
Valley Women’s Studies Journal
see Five-College Women’s Conference, Valley Women’s Studies Journal RG-60/9
Valley Women’s Voice (1979-1993, 1995)
RG-7/2/00
Valuation of Courses (Official University Committee) (1911-1967)
RG-40/2/V3
Varsity Club (1921-1937)
RG-45/40/V3
Vegetable News and Notes
see Extension Service, Cooperative-Vegetable News and Notes (1964-1969) RG-15/8
Ventilation Working Group, Campus Building
see Campus Building Ventilation Working Group RG-30/15/4/1
Veterans Affairs, Office of (Veterans Assistance and Counseling Services)
RG-30/28
Veterans Assistance and Counseling Services
see Veterans Affairs, Office of (Veterans Assistance and Counseling Services) RG-30/28
Veterans Coalition (1967-1978)
RG-45/40/V4
Veterans Service Organization (VSO) (1983-1998)
RG-45/40/V4.5
Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department
RG-25/V2
Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department–Dairy Farm
RG-25/V2
Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department–Equine Center Council
RG-25/V2/3
Veterinary and Animal Science Department–Massachusetts Dairy Digest
see Massachusetts Dairy Digest (1936-1985) RG-15/8
VHP
see Valley Health Plan (HMO) RG-30/15/13
VIBES
see Volunteer Initiative Blending Education and Service (VIBES) (1989- ) RG-45/40/V6
Vice Chancellor/Dean for Enrollment Services, Assistant (1994- )
RG-30/1/5
Vice Chancellor, Executive
see Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost RG-6/1
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
see Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost RG-6/3
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Associate (1988)
RG-6/3
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance
RG-35/1/1
Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services
RG-35/1
Vice Chancellor for Advancement
RG-39/1
Vice Chancellor for Advancement, Associate
RG-39/1/2
Vice Chancellor for Campus Activities, Assistant (1994- )
RG-30/1/4
Vice Chancellor for Computing and Information Systems, Associate (1975- )
RG-6/5
see also Telecommunications (Administrative Services) RG-35/17
Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies
RG-9/1
see also Dean (Graduate School) RG-10/1
Vice Chancellor for Research, Graduate Education and Economic Development
see Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies RG-9/1
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
RG-30/1
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Associate
RG-30/1/1
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Notes from the
see Notes from the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (1973-1978) RG-30/00/1
Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
see Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Development RG-39/1
Vice Chancellor for University Advancement/University Relations, Associate (1993- )
RG-39/1/2
Vice Chancellor for University Outreach (2000- )
RG-16/1
Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Development
RG-39/1
Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Development, Administrative Staff
RG-39/1/1
Vice President for Academic Affairs
RG-3/6
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Assistant
RG-3/6/1
Vice President for Labor Relations and Personnel, Assistant
RG-3/17/1
Vice President for Management and Business Affairs
RG-3/11
Vice President for Management
RG-3/17
Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs (1989)
RG-3/16
Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs and University Treasurer (1991- )
RG-3/13
Vice President for Planning
RG-3/7
Vice President for University Policy
RG-3/2
Vice President for University Relations
RG-3/14
Vice President Fort Devens
RG-55/1/1
Video
see Union Video Center RG-45/30/U5
Video Instructional Program
see Extended Engineering Education, Office of RG-14/5
Video Project, Student
RG-45/40/V5
Videotape Instructional Program
see Extended Engineering Education, Office of RG-14/5
Videotapes
see Films and Videotapes RG-186
Vietnam Moratorium, Faculty for (Non Official Committee) (1969)
RG-40/3/V5
Vietnam Veterans Against the War, Woman’s Caucus and
see Woman’s Caucus and Vietnam Veterans Against The War (1971-1972) RG-45/80/W5
Vietnamese Students Association (1994-1995)
RG-45/40/V5
VIP
see Extended Engineering Education, Office of–Video Instruction Program RG-14/5
Visitor’s Program, Distinguished
see Distinguished Visitors Program RG-45/50/D5
Visual Software, Audio
see Audio-Visual Software RG-185 thru 190
VIVA
see Volunteers Involved in Vital Action (VIVA) (1992- ) RG-45/40/V7
Voice, The (Graduate Student Publication) (1983-1993)
RG-45/20
Voice of New Women (Everywoman’s Center) (1973)
RG-7/2/00
Volleyball
see Sports, Women’s Volleyball (1967, 1986- ) RG-18/2
Volunteer Initiative Blending Education and Service (VIBES) (1989-1997)
RG-45/40/V6
Volunteers Involved in Vital Action (VIVA) (1992-1996)
RG-45/40/V7

Field, William Franklin, 1922-

William F. Field Papers, 1948-1986.

27 (13.5 linear feet).
Call no.: RG 30/2 F5
William F. Field relaxing on couch, ca. 1971
William F. Field relaxing on couch, ca. 1971

The University’s first Dean of Students, William F. Field held the post from 1961 until his retirement in 1988. The 27 years Field was Dean of Students was a critical time of growth and unrest, as the University’s student population more than tripled in size and the nation-wide movements for civil rights and against the Vietnam War were reflected through student activism and protest on the University’s campus. Responsible for ending student curfews and overseeing all dorms becoming co-ed, Field also worked with minority students and faculty to support the Black Arts Movement on campus and the founding of the W.E.B Du Bois Afro-American Studies Department.

The William F. Field Papers document Field’s career as an administrator at the University of Massachusetts and specifically his role as Dean of Students from 1961-1988. The correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, and other official printed and manuscript documents are a rich resource for one of the most important and volatile eras in the University’s history. Of particular interest are extensive files on student protests and activism in the late 1960s and early 1970s and the growing diversity of the campus student population, flourishing of the Black Arts Movement on campus and the founding of the W.E.B. Du Bois Afro-American Studies Department.

Subjects

  • African American college students--Massachusetts
  • Field, William Franklin, 1922-
  • Race relations--United States
  • Universities and colleges--United States--Administration
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst--Faculty
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dean of Students
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of Afro-American Studies
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--United States

Types of material

  • Correspondence
  • Memorandums

Oglesby, Carl, 1935-

Carl Oglesby Papers, ca.1965-2004.

60 boxes (25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 514
Carl Oglesby, 2006. Photo by Jennifer Fels
Carl Oglesby, 2006. Photo by Jennifer Fels

Reflective, critical, and radical, Carl Oglesby was an eloquent voice of the New Left during the 1960s and 1970s. A native of Ohio, Oglesby was working in the defense industry in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1964 when he became radicalized by what he saw transpiring in Vietnam. Through his contacts with the Students for a Democratic Society, he was drawn into the nascent antiwar movement, and thanks to his formidable skills as a speaker and writer, rose rapidly to prominence. Elected president of the SDS in 1965, he spent several years traveling nationally and internationally advocating for a variety of political and social causes.

In 1972, Oglesby helped co-found the Assassination Information Bureau which ultimately helped prod the U.S. Congress to reopen the investigation of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. A prolific writer and editor, his major works include Containment and Change (1967), The New Left Reader (1969), The Yankee and Cowboy War (1976), and The JFK Assassination: The Facts and the Theories (1992). The Oglesby Papers include research files, correspondence, published and unpublished writing, with the weight of the collection falling largely on the period after 1975.

Subjects

  • Assassination Information Bureau
  • Gehlen, Reinhard, 1902-1979
  • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Assassination
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
  • Pacifists
  • Political activists
  • Student movements
  • Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)
  • United States--Foreign relations
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974

Contributors

  • Oglesby, Carl, 1935-
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